Eddie WOJICK was born 1917 in New Jersey, USA. He married Geraldine A MCCORMICK aft. 1942. He died 23 November 1966 in Batavea, Genesee County, New York, USA. Geraldine A MCCORMICK was born 18 August 1917 in Monroe County, New York, USA. She died 20 September 2000 in Fairport, Monroe County, New York, USA.


Children of Eddie WOJICK and Geraldine A MCCORMICK are:
1. Unknown WOJICK, b. Private

Other Marriages/Unions for Geraldine A MCCORMICK:
See Millard James KNIBBS & Geraldine A MCCORMICK


Notes for Eddie WOJICK:

Eddie enlisted for Army service on 28 March 1942, at Ft Niagara, Youngstown, New York for the druation of the war.

Name:Eddie Wojick
Name (Original):WOJICK EDDIE
Event Type:Military Service
Event Date:28 Mar 1942
Term of Enlistment:Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Event Place:Ft Niagara, Youngstown, New York, United States
Race:White
Citizenship Status:citizen
Birth Year:1917
Birthplace:NEW JERSEY
Education Level:4 years of high school
Civilian Occupation:Carpenters
Marital Status:Single, without dependents
Military Rank:Private
Army Branch:Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Army Component:Selectees (Enlisted Men)
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From the Rochester Times-Union, 11 Apr 1945:

Sgt. Eddie Wojick

Tech. Sgt. Eddie Wojick, 26, was slightly wounded In action in the Philippines in February, his mother, Mrs. Mary Wojick, 619 Magnolia Ave., East Rochester, has learned. He has recovered and is back in action.
A graduate of East Rochester High where he was an all-around athlete, he was employed at Merchants Dispatch before entering service in February 1942. He has been overseas with an infantry unit for14 months. A brother, MM 2/c Peter "Casey" Wojick, has been serving on a PT boat in the Pacific.



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From the Rochester Times-Union, 29 June 1945:
Sgt. Eddie Wojick
Technical Sgt. Eddie Wojick, 26, son of Mrs. Mary Wojick, 619; Magnolia Ave., was wounded slightly a second time in infantry action on Okinawa, May 19. His first wound was suffered In the Philippines last February. He was graduated from East Rochester High, where he was active in athletics, and was employed at Merchants Despatch Transportation before he entered service in February, 1942. He was sent overseas In March, 1944, with the 77th Infantry Division. He holds the Purple Heart for his first wound. A brother, MoMM 2/c Peter Wojick. is serving in the Navy in the Pacific theater.

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From the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 24 Nov 1966:
Eddie Wojick Dies;
Wounded Vet Of World War II
Eddie Wojick, 49, of 808 S. Washington St., East Rochester, who was wounded by a land mine in the Allies' battle to retake the Philippines from the Japanese in World War II, died yesterday (Nov. 23. 1965) in Veterans Hospital at Batavia. Illness forced him to retire from the New York Central System's East Rochester Car Shops in April 1965, after 24 years ther
Mr. Wojick entered the Army in 1942 and served in the Pacific theater until be was wounded Dec. 24, 1944, serving with the 306th Infantry Regiment. He returned to the the car shops after being discharged. Mr, Wojick was a native of Passaic, N.J.


Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Eddie.

Sources for Eddie WOJICK:

  1. Obituary,
  2. Military Record,

Notes for Geraldine A MCCORMICK:

Geraldine's parents were George and Blanch McCormick. In 1920, the family were living at Monroe, New York.
George Mccormick Head Mar 24 New York
Blanche L Mccormick Wife Mar 21 New York
Ruby C Mccormick Daur 3y8m New York
Geraldine A Mccormick Daur 2y4m New York
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In 1930, they were living at Perinton, Monroe, New York:
George H Mccormick Head Mar 34 New York
Blanche Mccormick Wife Mar 31 New York
Betty Mccormick Daur 13 New York
Geraldine Mccormick Daur 12 New York
Joan Mccormick Daur 3 New York
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Geraldine had a sister Jean McCormick who married a man name William Tolhurst Jr. on 3 Sep 1949 at Fairport, New York. Geraldine was a bridesmaid. Geraldine's daughter Jollene was a junior bridesmaid.
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Our gratitude goes to the members and volunteers at Find A Grave web site for recording the details, in memory of Geraldine.

Sources for Geraldine A MCCORMICK:

  1. Personal Contact with Becky Knibbs,
  2. LDS IGI Records, gave location 

Notes for Unknown WOJICK: